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Creating a Recommendation List

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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby zengargoyle » Sun 07.15.2007 1:15 am

what's the common thread in your recommendations? good anime, easy to understand anime, funny anime??

(seen via fansubs)

Aria The Animation, Aria The Natural -- the most relaxing anime ever...
Black Lagoon -- action...
Gun X Sword -- somehow enjoyable...
Honey & Clover, Honey & Cover II -- art school slice of life...
Mushishi -- X-Files wierdness... (shiver)
Ouran Host Club -- funny...
Solty Rei -- decent Sci-Fi...
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya -- popular book...
Nanoha, Nanoha A's -- Sailor Moon on steroids, impressive magic... (sadly the third series Nanoha StrikerS is tending towards lameness).

others... (seen on TV)

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi...
Last Exile...
R.O.D. The TV -- wow...
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby NocturnalOcean » Sun 07.15.2007 11:00 am

zengargoyle wrote:

Aria The Animation, Aria The Natural -- the most relaxing anime ever...


Awesome to see a fellow fan, I just love this show. Definitly on my top 3 list. Also the only manga I have read, just finished all volumes.

Honey & Clover, Honey & Cover II -- art school slice of life...


This is also just wonderful!!!

Mushishi -- X-Files wierdness... (shiver)


Same with this!


I love your taste;)

So to just mention a couple of other.

Lamune, just a wonderful anime, slice of life feeling to it.

Strawberry Panic, also a wonderful anime. Some enjoyable characters and story


There are of course lots of other good shows, but these are on my top so thought I should at least mention them.
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Obsessed_Saru » Mon 07.16.2007 11:49 pm

Ranma 1/2! Why hasn't that been mentioned yet?!?!?
I My Me Strawberry Eggs is also a good one. It's a story about a man who wanted to become a gym teacher, was shot down at the first school he asked about the position because he was a man, got determined to show the headmistress a man could do a woman's job, and crossdressed to take the teaching job.
There's also Steel Angel Kurumi, it's weird but I like it. I feel I must warn you that it has an Older Teen rating though so maybe it's not for that list...
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby inuinu » Tue 07.17.2007 4:52 pm

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
inuinu:
蟲師は本当にすごいですね。漫画はともかく、アニメの方は思った以上にすばらしいと思います。すぐDVDはアメリカにも出てくるので買いたいんです。:)


製作スタッフさん達のためにも、是非買ってあげてください。
↓URLのブログを読むと、本当にスタッフが強い思い入れを持って
作っていることがわかります。
元アニメ製作現場にいた人らしく、
技術などの裏事情についても書いているので
読んだらもう少し違った角度からも蟲師を見られますよ。

一例
http://semkaz.at.webry.info/200611/article_20.html
全話一覧
http://semkaz.at.webry.info/theme/d525995f4c.html

あ、漫画のほうも、アニメとは絵のタッチはかなり違いますけど
独特の味わいがある絵だし、アニメにはなっていない物語も深いものばかりなので
読む機会があったら、ご一読をおすすめしますよ〜 ;)
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby SenescenceReign » Tue 07.17.2007 5:52 pm

Infidel wrote:
Then there's the ending that whether you get it or not, doesn't really follow the rest of the series and should be scratched from any recommendation list.


AMEN. Freaking... Eva... and its... evil.
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Dehitay » Tue 07.17.2007 6:06 pm

Wow, other people that hate Eva exists too? I was beginning to think I was alone. Basically I like comedies. I'm probly rather simple minded and enjoy slapstick humor. But even more so, I enjoy when there's an over the edge character like Tamaki from Ouran, Guu from Hale nochi Guu, or Morita from Honey & Clover.
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby SirFirestorm » Tue 07.17.2007 7:47 pm

There is a new eva movie coming out with a new ending. Look for it in sept!
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Kivin » Fri 07.20.2007 11:04 am

I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest Last Exile「ラストエグザイル」 link (with spoilers)

It's steampunk/sci-fi. I'd recommend it to anyone that enjoyed Fullmetal Alchemist.
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Kudo Masaki » Sun 07.22.2007 7:55 pm

I would say Cowboy Bebop, Samarai X, Roroni Kenshin, Samarai Champloo, Samarai Deeper Kyo

One my mom just HAD to censor on my computer:

Sai
yuki
^Put that on one line and you got it. :|
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Hatori » Sun 07.22.2007 10:09 pm

Saiyuki, Saiyuki Reload, Maison Ikkoku, Here is Greenwood, Rurouni Kenshin, Yotsubato!, Skip-Beat, Absolute Boyfriend, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Sailor Moon, Miyazaki movies, Astro Boy.

That's all I can think of right now. :(
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Krysta » Sun 08.05.2007 3:49 pm

zengargoyle wrote:
what's the common thread in your recommendations? good anime, easy to understand anime, funny anime??

(seen via fansubs)

Aria The Animation, Aria The Natural -- the most relaxing anime ever...
Black Lagoon -- action...
Gun X Sword -- somehow enjoyable...
Honey & Clover, Honey & Cover II -- art school slice of life...
Mushishi -- X-Files wierdness... (shiver)
Ouran Host Club -- funny...
Solty Rei -- decent Sci-Fi...
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya -- popular book...
Nanoha, Nanoha A's -- Sailor Moon on steroids, impressive magic... (sadly the third series Nanoha StrikerS is tending towards lameness).

others... (seen on TV)

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi...
Last Exile...
R.O.D. The TV -- wow...


I totally recommend Haruhi Suzumiya, weirdest anime i've seen, but very funny and certainly worth watching.
Also Ouran Host Club. Only watched about 4 episodes, but I'm already very much into it.
Everything else i recommend is already in the list so good going :)
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RE: Creating a Recommendation List

Postby Rsquared333 » Sat 11.10.2007 8:39 pm

Maria sama ga miteru - beautiful in everyway possible
Noir - slow beginning but strong finish (one of the best OSTs ever)
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